Women’s History Month and Seven Things to Do This Week at the Shore
Looking to celebrate Women’s History Month? Want to help children in Ukraine who have lost everything? Asbury Lanes has something for you.
“Who Runs the World” includes a market with women-owned businesses, live music, and a panel of six women discussing their career journeys.
The event will take place from 6-9 p.m. Monday, and all donations will go to the Relief Fund for Children in Crisis in Ukraine – Save the Children and Mary’s Place By the Sea, a respite home in Ocean Grove for women. suffering from cancer.
Market vendors include Bayshore Clay Co. (handmade clay earrings), Uncle Nearest (high-end whiskey and bourbon distillery), and Asbury Park Distilling Co. Speakers include Jenn Chavez, founder of Babes in Business; Kelly Lynch of Asbury Park Distillery Co.; Nikki Carter, New Jersey Brand Ambassador for Uncle Nearest; Perri Capes, stylist at the Larry Cadillac hair salon in Asbury Park; Morgan Dickerson, Director of Catering for Asbury Lanes, the Asbury Hotel and the Asbury Ocean Club; and Tina Kerekes, gallery owner at the Transparent Clinch Gallery in Asbury Park.
Asbury Lanes is at 209 4th Ave., Asbury Park. For more information, call 732-361-6659 or click here.
Here’s what else is happening on the Jersey Shore:
Henry Rollins arrives at Red Bank
Punk rock provocateur Henry Rollins brings the good word to Red Bank for his latest engagement tour, “Good to See You 2022”.
Rollins, the former frontman of Black Flag and Rollins Band, plays the Vogel at the campus of the Count Basie Center for the Arts, 99 Monmouth St., Red Bank, at 8 p.m. Friday.
Tickets cost between $35 and $160. More information at thebasie.org.
Get your Baby Yoda library card
On Monday at all 21 branches, the Ocean County Library will release a limited-edition library card design featuring Grogu (also known as “Baby Yoda” or “The Child”), from the show Disney + “The Mandalorian”.
The design, which also features an enlarged front barcode number on the back, is part of the American Library Association’s READ campaign, which for more than three decades has featured celebrities, musicians, authors and illustrators for support American libraries.
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Your current library card will be redeemed and deactivated upon redemption. The new card will have a new ID number, so all affiliated online services will need to be updated.
For more information, call 732-349-6200, visit theoceancountylibrary.org, or contact your respective branch.
On Saturday at the Berkley branch of the Ocean County Library, Jersey Shore guitarist Pete Wagula performs an acoustic mix of blues, jazz and bottleneck guitar at 2:30 p.m. “
Registration is required for this free program at theoceancountylibrary.org/events. The Berkley branch is located at 30 Station Road, Bayville. For more information, call 732-269-2144.
A Sunday Jazz Night in Toms River
Sponsored by the New Jersey Jazz Society, musicians Frank Vignola and Vinny Raniolo will collaborate for a special show at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Jay and Linda Grunin Center for the Arts in Toms River.
The duo have shared the stage countless times, covering classics like Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony to songs like The Police’s “Walking on the Moon.”
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Vignola has performed with Ringo Starr, Madonna and Boston. His PBS special “Four Generations of Guitar”, starring Raniolo, Bucky Pizzarelli and Tommy Emmanuel, aired on public television stations across the United States in 2015.
Some of Raniolo’s recording credits include the soundtracks to HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire”, Woody Allen’s “Cafe Society” and Martin Scorsese’s “The Irishman”.
Tickets are $24, $20 for seniors.
The center is at 1 College Drive. For more information, call 732-255-0500 or visit grunincenter.org.
Repurposed Art Exhibition at Wall
After cleaning out his basement a few years ago and finding tons of junk, like bamboo stakes, bits of wood, metal and wire, Dick Stern decided to turn his discoveries into art.
From tiny figurines to dancing wine corks, Stern’s whimsical exhibition of more than 40 works will be on display at the Wall branch of the Monmouth County Library until at least the end of April (a closing date has not been announced). decided). The exhibition can be visited at the usual times.
Stern, who said the exhibit was well-received by children, said he transformed something that was once cluttered into something lighthearted.
“In these days of concern, I think a little levity is always welcome,” he said.
The Wall branch is located at 2700 Allaire Road. For more information, call 732-449-8877 or visit monmouthcountylib.org/library-branches/wall.
A Need We Feed is having a casino night
When Super Storm Sandy hit the Jersey Shore in 2012, a group of volunteers came together to help those affected.
The non-profit organization A Need We Feed today continues to feed veterans, seniors, and families, as well as holding holiday toy drives.
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The group will host a Casino Night fundraiser from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday at Martell’s Waters Edge in the Bayville section of Berkeley.
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Tickets are $75 and include $100 in game chips, a two-hour buffet and open bar, plus 50/50, gift baskets and deejay entertainment.
The salt water well
What is “The Salt Water Well”?
It’s a place where luxurious sounds flood the listener with melodious crescendos, layered excursions and trippy reverberant guitars. You’ll want to go back, if you can figure out if it was all a dream or not.
Alas, “The Salt Water Well” is the latest from Woodbridge indie newcomer Owel. It was released on January 21 and a record release show was postponed due to the COVID outbreak. Now it’s finally happening on Saturday at the House of Independents in Asbury Park. The Vaughans, Range Life and Christian Sparacio are also on the bill.
Owel will play a one hour set. There will be merchandising and vinyl copies of the new album for sale. Visit www.owelband.com for more information.
The show is at 8 p.m. and tickets are $15. The House of Independents is at 572 Cookman Ave. For more information, visit houseofindependents.com.
Gabriela L. Laracca joined USA TODAY NETWORK New Jersey in 2021 and enthusiastically brings her passion for food and culture to our readers. Send restaurant tips to email@example.com.
Chris Jordan, Alex Biese and Sarah Griesemer contributed to this story.
Or you can give back to those in need. With so much going on in the world right now and so much on our minds, it’s important to stay busy, but also to give back to those who need us most.